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Priority One
2600K Dual Loop 800D
Hi,
This is my first water cooled PC. I am going to try take a tone of pictures and possibly some video’s of the project. I placed the order on 1-21-10 and I am slowly getting my parts In. One of the most exciting things I find about this build is that I am not being rushed to build it. Every PC I have built in the past I have had to use the computer for my needs within a couple of days. This is not the case with “Priority One”

I’m going to be really busy the next two weeks with school, so the updates will be slow for a little while.

Hardware List:
Case: Corsair Obsidian Series 800D
Memory: G.SKILL Ripjaws X + Turbulence II Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 2200
Motherboard: GIGABYTE GA-P67A-UD7 LGA 1155
PSU: CORSAIR HX Series CMPSU-1000HX
CPU: Intel Core i7-2600K Sandy Bridge 3.4GHz
Fans: 8x Scythe S-FLEX SFF21F 120mm
HDD: Western Digital VelociRaptor WD6000HLHX
Video Cards: 2x EVGA 015-P3-1580-AR GeForce GTX 580


Water Cooling List:
CPU Cooler: Swiftech Apogee XT Extreme "Flagship" Performance CPU Waterblock
VGA Cooler: Koolance VID-NX580 NVIDIA GTX 580 VGA Liquid Cooling Block
Reservoirs: XSPC Dual 5.25" Bay - DDC Dual Pump / Dual Split Reservoirs
Radiator: XSPC RX360 Triple 120mm Radiator
Radiator: XSPC RX240 Dual 120mm Radiator
Pumps: 2x Swiftech MCP350
Fittings: Bitspower Bitspower Matte Black Ultimate G 1/4 Thread 1/2" ID x 3/4" OD
Tubing: White Fesser ½ ID ¾ OD.

Misc.
Sleeving, Heat shrink, Barrier Blocks, Acrylic

Free Factor:
Coolant, Kaze Master Ace, Casters




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This is a picture snapped while I was cutting the mod in the bottom of the case for the 240 Rad



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I've been Sleeving the PSU in between my school stuff. I have a new appreciation for sleeving. My thumbs are killing me. I'm not real happy with the white sleeving because i'm getting a lot of bleed through, but I can live with it for now. I know there is stuff out there that is better; however, I didn't do my homework on sleeving very well. I had already purchased the stuff that I have now before I realized.



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Edited by Disenchanterx - 1/28/11 at 3:29pm
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HELLO SANDYBRIDGE AND SLI 580s WANT TO COME OVER TO MY HOUSE AND NEVER GO BACK TO YOURS?

this is going to be so sick!
    
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Why did you buy coolant
    
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Somenamehere View Post
Why did you buy coolant
I didn't, It was given to me. Its just distilled water.

I will post up some more picks tonight along with a list of parts. I am going to get ahead on my college assignments so I have time to build.
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Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
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post #8 of 13
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I just received an e-mail and my last two items will be here on Friday ( VGA Blocks)

I have modded the bottom on the 800D for the 240 radiator. I have also started sleeving the PSU.

I will post some pictures later tonight.
Priority One
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7 2600k GIGABYTE GA-P67A-UD7 2x EVGA GeForce GTX 580 (Fermi) 1536MB G.SKILL Ripjaws X + Turbulence II Series 16GB 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
WD VelociRaptor 600GB ASUS OEM DVD 7 x 64 Ulti 2x Acer H233H 
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i7 2600k GIGABYTE GA-P67A-UD7 2x EVGA GeForce GTX 580 (Fermi) 1536MB G.SKILL Ripjaws X + Turbulence II Series 16GB 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
WD VelociRaptor 600GB ASUS OEM DVD 7 x 64 Ulti 2x Acer H233H 
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post #9 of 13
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I got the water blocks today. They are heavy i'm kind of worried that the video cards might sag with them attached.

Actually, I'm real worried about it. I'm wondering if there is some kind of brace that I could fabricate to give them a little bit of support.

One further note. I'm murdering my damn thumbs! sleeving is such a PITA. I give my respect to the guys on here that do those really awesome sleeving
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i7 2600k GIGABYTE GA-P67A-UD7 2x EVGA GeForce GTX 580 (Fermi) 1536MB G.SKILL Ripjaws X + Turbulence II Series 16GB 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
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Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
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post #10 of 13
i saw on one 800D mod a guy had little rods of acrylic between the two cards and the floor of the case
    
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